The Zoning Hearing Board is a semi-judicial body, consisting of three members and up to 3 alternates, all of whom are residents of the Township. Members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve 3 year terms. During their tenure, members of the Zoning Hearing Board are not permitted to hold any other office in the municipality. The board is responsible for:
Hearing and deciding appeals where it is alleged that the Zoning Officer has erred in applying or interpreting the Zoning Map or the zoning ordinance.
Hearing and making decisions on special exceptions.
Authorizing variances from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance, as permitted by the Municipalities Planning Code.
The Zoning Hearing Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. A staff assistant is available to answer any questions regarding a Zoning Variance Application during normal business hours. Call 610-777-1343.